Even with the passage of time, you still retain your youthful energy and enthusiasm, but post-menopausal changes can affect your quality of life in unexpected ways. Did you know that there is now a novel therapy that promotes a return to gynecologic health that might be the right option for you?
What To Expect
You are not alone
When estrogen levels decline after menopause, many changes occur.
How it works
The MonaLisa Touch procedure is a unique treatment that uses a medical laser that delivers controlled energy to the vaginal tissue so cells make more collagen.
This procedure is
- A virtually painless, in-office treatment
- Performed without requiring anesthesia
- Quick (it takes <5 minutes), resulting in virtually no down time
- Able to yield results after the first treatment (3 treatments are recommended)
Talk about it
You don’t need to accept post-menopausal gynecologic changes as an inevitable part of your life. Discuss your condition with your doctor to determine if the MonaLisa Touch procedure could be for you.
What is the MonaLisa Touch?
It is a medical laser that delivers controlled energy to the vaginal tissue so cells make more collagen.
Where can I have this done?
The MonaLisa Touch is an in-office procedure.
Does the procedure hurt?
The procedure is virtually painless and requires no anesthesia. Some patients may experience some discomfort the first time the probe is inserted, but the actual treatment is not painful.
How long does it take?
The actual treatment takes <5 minutes.
When will I see results?
Most patients feel improvement after the very first treatment, although the procedure calls for 3 treatments over a 18-week period.
How long does it last?
Patients should expect to come back annually for a maintenance treatment.
What are my limitations after the procedure is done?
Refrain from sexual activity for 2-3 days. Your doctor will determine a post-procedure regimen that is right for you.
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